INCOSE-LA 4Q 2018 Strategic Planning Meeting


Rick Hefner 
INCOSE Los Angeles Chapter 
310-500-8992 805-390-5312 


Saturday November 10, 2018, 9:00am to 3:00pm

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Manhattan Beach Community Church 
303 S. Peck Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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 HOST: Rick Hefner, Chapter President

Strategic Planning Meeting is to provide information regarding the INCOSE-LA Chapter Plans for 2018, accomplishments to date, and plans for upcoming events both near term and long term.  Members are encouraged to attend to provide feedback to the Board of Directors about how the organization can provide value to the members in the most meaningful ways.    

WHERE: Manhattan Beach Community Church, 303 S. Peck Ave., Manhattan Beach 90266. Park in the upper lot in front of the church off of Peck Ave.  Meet in the Fireside Room at the rear of that building, off of the patio.

Virtual participation: If you would like to attend by teleconference, please select the "Virtual" venue in the Location section, and we will provide call-in information.

Refreshments: Breakfast and lunch provided.


09:00 am    Welcome/Intro/Objectives (Hefner)
09:15 am     Financial Report (Li)
09:30 am     2018 Progress and Plans (Hefner/All)
10:00 am     Committee Reports (15 min each)
–      Programs (TenEyck)
–      Communications (Birtalan)
–      Education (Magorno)
–      Membership (Grothe)
–      Ways and Means (Guine)
12:00 pm     Lunch Discussions (all)
1.     Constant Contact (Scott, Stephen, Mark T and Phyllis)
2.     Should speaker charts should go into the public library or not?
3.     CSER 2017 lessons learned (Eric Belle)
4.     Start building our WSRC 2019 committee
5.     Discuss SysML Training
•       Mark T could include No Magic training at no cost to our members
•       Mark Mc and Rick to define the SysML training we want to provide
6.     Mark T to discuss the excel spreadsheet estimating expected
earnings for newsletter advertisements (an action item)
7.     Should we have the Town Hall at Buca de Beppo again,
Aerospace, or somewhere else?
01:00 pm     Action Item Review

Chapter Officers and Directors 2018

  • President:  Rick Hefner, Caltech
  • Vice-President:  Mark McKelvin, The Aerospace Corp.
  • Secretary:  Phyllis Marbach, Boeing (Retired)|
  • Treasurer:  Lin Yi, NASA JPL|
  • Past President:  Phyllis Marbach, Boeing (Retired)
  • Programs Director:  Mark TenEyck, Dassault Systemes
  • Membership Director:  Karen Grothe, INCOSE ASEP
  • Communications Director:  Volunteer Needed
  • Ways and Means Director:  Stephen Guine, NGC
  • SE Education Director: Tony Magorno, The Mitre Corp.